01/01/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Christopher Hitchens Battles Joan Walsh Over Obama's Foreign Policy Team On Hardball (VIDEO)

President-elect Barack Obama announced his national security team today, and the confirmation of Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, and Eric Holder as Attorney General made for spirited debate on tonight's edition of Hardball. Slate's Christopher Hitchens and Salon's Joan Walsh battled over the wisdom of Obama's choices, a debate which grew heated and personal.